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4 min ago | KFVS12

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in the United States.

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Related Topix: Kids, Food and Drug Administration

4 hrs ago | DNA India

South Korea ferry disaster: Rescued teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Teenagers, South Korea, World News,

8 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Michigan drag racing program empowers young adults

Thanks to the nonprofit program Ford and Mustang Racing for Kids, she's living her dream of racing down a dragway and reaching speeds of 100 mph in her Mustang.

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Related Topix: Kids, Michigan, Teenagers

Detroit News

Livingston Co. family spurred to help raise money for Liberian school

'Every penny that we raise is going to the cause,' said volunteer Bill Layton, who's spearheading the show, which will include his 1966 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight.

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Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Fowlerville, MI, Kids

Daily World

Israeli hospital treating Gazans feels war's effect

Born with a congenital heart defect months before the Israeli-Palestinian conflict began, it was clear Abdel Rahman Bakr of northern Gaza needed life-saving surgery in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Kids,

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Sonia Sotomayor sets kids upon Hillary Clinton

Toward the end of an event Friday at the Bronx Children's Museum, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor set dozens of kids upon the former secretary of state, urging them to hug her and other leaders who attended.

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Related Topix: Kids, US News, Sonia Sotomayor

WKHX-FM Atlanta

The Band Perry to Appear on Teen Choice Awards August 10

The Band Perry has signed on to appear at Teen Choice 2014 airing live on Fox Sunday, August 10. They're up for Choice Country Group at the fan-voted awards show.

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Related Topix: The Band Perry, Pop/Rock, Country, Teenagers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kids learn to use minds, hands at 'Camp Invention'

Using a recycled box, packing paper, foam, duct tape and other materials items, 6-year-old Sylvia created her very own "alone-time house" in response to a camp assignment that asked her to create something that will help solve one of her problems.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Kids, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

Windsor Beacon

Police ID 3 kids killed in Philly carjacking crash

Philadelphia police are identifying the three children killed by carjackers who crashed into their sidewalk fruit stand and then fled.

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Related Topix: Kids

KSWO

Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Kids, Drugs

Daily Journal

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

Scammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said.

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Related Topix: Kids, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sill, OK

WALA

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

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Related Topix: Kids

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sarah McLachlan on parenting, work and sex

Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter whose ballads helped so many of us through heartache, breakups and loss, was barely out of her teenage years when her first album was released back in 1988.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Sarah McLachlan, Parenting, Kids, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Program aims to improve literacy through hip-hop

I won't lie. I won't cry. I've got dreams that reach beyond the sky." The chorus for the song "Society Doesn't See Me" was written, recorded and performed by the students of the North End Leadership Academy, an eight-week enrichment program for African-American youths that aims to improve literacy, math, artistic and professional skills.

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Related Topix: African-American, Kids, University of Northern Iowa, University of Delaware, Entertainment

News9 Oklahoma City

Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Ohio State University

WKXW-FM Trenton

After teen pilot's crash, how young is too young?

The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too young to fly a plane.

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Related Topix: Kids, Air Accidents, Cheyenne, WY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KIDK CBS 3

Philadelphia carjackers run over, kill 3 kids

Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Kids, Home Listing, Home

The Lebanon Daily News

Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.

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Related Topix: Kids, Real Estate

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KKMS-AM Saint Paul

6 Words of Wisdom for the Stay-at-Home Dad

I met my first stay-at-home dad soon after we moved into the neighborhood more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Kids, Centreville, VA

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